Mendeley Desktop – academic software

Mendeley Desktop is free academic software for managing and sharing research papers.

With this software, users can organise, search and share documents.

A Mendeley account is needed.

Features include:

  • Reference Manager – generate citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, and LaTeX:
    • Merge duplicate author names, tags, or publications.
    • Mark documents read/unread.
    • Favorites.
    • Annotate PDFs.
  • Easily import papers from other research software: Import/export EndNote, BibTeX and RIS libraries.
  • Web Importer: More than 30 academic databases – ACM Portal, ACS Publications, AIP Scitation, Amazon, APS, APA PsycNET, arXiv, BioMedCentral, BioOne, CiNii, CiteseerX, CiteULike, Copac, DBLP, EBSCO, GBV, Google Booksearch, Google Scholar, IACR ePrints, IEEE Xplore, Informaworld, IngentaConnect, INIST / CNRS, Institute of Physics, ISI Web of Knowledge, JSTOR, Lancet Journals, MyOpenArchive, NASA ADS, Nature, OpticsInfoBase, OvidSP, PLoS, PNAS, PubMed, Refdoc, RePEc, SAGE, ScienceDirect, ScienceMag, Scirus, Spires, SpringerLink, SSRN, Wikipedia, Wiley Online Library, WorldCat, Zetoc.
  • Lookup document details from CrossRef (DOI), PubMed (PMID), and ArXiv.
  • Google Scholar Search.
  • Read and Annotate – open PDFs and capture your thoughts through sticky notes and highlights.
  • Add and Organize – import and organize PDFs from your computer, EndNote, Papers or Zotero.
  • Collaborate – connect with colleagues and securely share your papers, notes and annotations.
  • Automatically generate bibliographies.
  • Backup, Sync and Mobile.
  • Network and Discover.
  • Access your papers from anywhere online.

Support: Blog
Developer: Mendeley Ltd
License: Proprietary

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